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Buffalo Bills punish Jets mistakes for a big win

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Thursday nights have been thrilling for the NFL so far this season as they have thrown up some incredible divisional match ups so far.

Tonight's game proved to be no different as the Buffalo Bills travelled to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets in a big AFC East clash.

Rex has the final laugh

Buffalo head coach Rex Ryan returned to his former team and certainly came away with the last laugh as the Bills won the game 22-17.


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While the Bills were impressive on the night, the Jets contributed to their own downfall as they had four turnovers in the game.

It started with an interception thrown by quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick which eventually Buffalo would score a field goal from.

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From the resulting kickoff, they forced a fumble on the return and picked it up and ran into the endzone to score the game's first touchdown.

In the second half, a strip fumble from Jets runningback Chris Ivory would again allow the Bills to score field goal and an interception at the very end would guarantee victory for Buffalo.

The Bills came up big for their head coach today and their defense led from the front, but the offense also proved to be successful in New York.

Runningback LeSean McCoy had a big night as he had 159 yards from scrimmage without even scoring a touchdown.

Karlos Williams kept up his incredible record with a touchdown in every game he has played with a 26 yard touchdown reception in the third quarter.

The Bills now tie the Jets' record on 5-4 but leapfrog them in the rankings due to owning the tie breaker.

Both teams now occupy the AFC'S wildcard slots and will meet again on the final Sunday of the season it a game that already looks like it will have huge play-off implications.

Doesn't get easier

Next up for the Bills is arguably the toughest road trip in the NFL right now as they go on the road to Gillette Stadium to play the currently unbeaten New England Patriots.

Meanwhile the Jets face a trip to the 3-5 Houston Texans who will be going against the also undefeated Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night.

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